The Center for Change and Conflict Resolution (CCCR) provides consulting, counseling and conflict management services. Dr. Algert and her colleagues facilitate groups locally, nationally and internationally with an emphasis of capacity building for individuals and organizations. The Center focuses on effective communication, conflict management and diversity, change management and organizational development.
Nance T Algert, Ph.D., LPC
Professor Emeritus, Texas A&M University
ACR Academy of Advanced Practitioners
Certified Daring Way™ Facilitator- Clinician (CDWF)
Certified Dare to Lead™ Facilitator
American Psychotherapy Association Life Fellow
CCCR Vice Presidents
Dr. Carla Liau-Hing Yep is an Information Technology Consultant, Conflict Management Facilitator, and Educator for Individual and Organizational Capacity Development. She is a Vice President at The Center for Change and Conflict Resolution (CCCR). She holds a Virtual Instructor Certificate - TAMU VICP & Peer Reviewer Course Quality Matter Rubric Certificate – QM; a Bachelor degree in Business Administration from Lima University, Lima, Peru; a Master’s degree in Education from McNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA; and her Doctoral degree is in Educational Human Resource Development from Texas A&M University.
Carla supports Conflict Management and Dialogue courses for graduate and undergraduate students in the College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University. She has experience as a Technology Teacher Educator & Web Developer, English for Business Teacher, Independent Business and Technology Consultant.
Her research interests include: Bilingual Education, Teaching with Technology, and Human Resource Development with technology. Carla has been a business consultant in technology for over 20 years in Lima, Peru.
Dr. Nancy Hutchins has worked at The Center for Change and Conflict Resolution (CCCR) since 2014. As a trained mediator and difficult dialogue facilitator, Dr. Hutchins consults and facilitates workshops in the areas of effective communication, conflict management, difficult dialogues, mediation, diversity, equity, inclusion (DEI) and workplace climate. Nancy’s passion for driving change is rooted in education, motivated by compassion, and inspired by possibility. Her professional mission is to create cultures that embody inclusive excellence and cultivate inclusive leaders. She applies organizational development, strategic management, and inclusive pedagogy principles to build collaborative partnerships and infuse DEI efforts throughout the existing infrastructure.
Nancy earned her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from Texas A&M University in 2014 and currently serves as a Clinical Professor in the Student Transformation Center and Director of Diversity and Inclusion for Mays Business School. She was previously the Director for the Office of Organization Development and Diversity Initiatives in the College of Education and Human Development and has more than 15 years of experience working in the public school system and in higher education to advance DEI.
Through her teaching, research, and service, Dr. Hutchins aims to disseminate knowledge on the development, growth, and sustainability of innovative programming resulting in an environment where a diverse group of faculty, staff, and students can thrive.
Dr. Kenita Rogers is Senior Professor and Professor Emeritus of the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences at Texas A&M University. She received a BS in Animal and Veterinary Science from West Virginia University in 1979, DVM from Louisiana State University in 1982, and MS from Texas A&M University in 1986. After her clinical training (University of Georgia internship and Texas A&M University internal medicine residency), she joined the faculty in the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences from 1986-2006, served as the Associate Dean for Professional Programs from 2006-2016, and was the Executive Associate Dean from 2016-2021. She is an ACVIM Diplomate in the specialties of Small Animal Internal Medicine and Oncology, and a past Board member of the Veterinary Leadership Institute.
Kenita has received the Norden Distinguished Teaching Award, Richard H. Davis Teaching Award, three College-level Association of Former Students Distinguished Teaching Awards, two Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital Service Awards, University-level Award for Individual Student Relationships from the Association of Former Students, Broad Spectrum LGBTQ+ Awareness Award, Dean’s Impact Award, TAMU ACE Diversity award for faculty service, and the AAVMC Iverson Bell Diversity Award. She is the author or coauthor on over 65 refereed journal articles and 30 book chapters. From 2009-2021, Dr. Rogers was the Dr. Charles H. and Mildred Kruse Bridges Chair in Veterinary Medical Education, and served as the college Director for Diversity & Inclusion from 2011-2021.
Her current areas of interest include diversity and inclusion, conflict management, and leadership development.
KENITA ROGERS detailed Curriculum Vitae
Scott is a Conflict Management Consultant at The Center for Change and Conflict Resolution (CCCR). He holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Baylor University, a Teacher Licensure from the University of Richmond and a master’s degree in Educational Administration from Texas A&M University.
Scott previously worked as a classroom teacher for over a decade. He has had the privilege to work with a diverse group of students over the years in a variety of settings. From these experiences, he has developed cultural competencies to work with diverse individuals and groups. Scott currently is pursuing a Ph.D. in k-12 Educational Administration from Texas A&M with a research focus in diversity and inclusion policies and practices in k-12 setting, developing instructional capacity at the teacher and campus level, and adult learning practices.
He teaches undergraduate course on Conflict Management and Dialogue at Texas A&M.
Scott’s interests and expertise include conflict management, dialogue, critical dialogues, and diversity and inclusion. Scott works with groups within K-12 education, undergraduate education, and staff, faculty, and administrators in higher education.